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China Conference & Business Travel Forum & Fair 2019

March 18, 2019

Organized by Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration and Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development, the China Conference & Business Travel Forum & Fair 2019 is designed to build up a platform for learning, exchanges and cooperation in the high-end MICE sector and is intended to explore the changes taking place in the meetings and tourism industry.

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CHINA: New Online Application Service for Shanghai 144-Hour Transit Visa Exemption

November 6, 2018

The Shanghai authorities have launched a new online application service for foreign nationals eligible for the 144-hour transit visa exemption, arriving at one of Shanghai’s airports. The number of foreign nationals visiting Shanghai is expected to increase during the week of 5-10 November 2018.

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Top 3 Tips for Obtaining Work Authorization in China

October 23, 2018

Newland Chase's Managing Director for China, Wendy Xie, offers her "top 3 tips" for obtaining work authorization for foreign employees in China.

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PANAMA: Stamped Visa for Nationals of Cuba, China, Dominican Republic, India and Venezuela Now Valid for up to Five Years

October 17, 2018

Effective 12 October 2018, in Panama, the multiple-entry stamped visa issued to nationals of Cuba, China, Dominican Republic, India and Venezuela is valid for up to five years.

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CHINA: Optional Mainland Residence Card Introduced for Residents of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan

September 7, 2018

As we reported in August, the Chinese government has abolished the work permit requirement for residents of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan (HMT residents). Effective 1 September 2018, HMT residents can voluntarily apply for a new mainland residence card.

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CHINA: Plans Announced to Eliminate Mainland Work Permit Requirement for Workers from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan

August 7, 2018

The Chinese government announced that it plans to abolish the work permit requirement for Chinese residents of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan hired to work in mainland China. Further details are expected to be announced by the government within the next few weeks.

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CHINA: Change to Document Requirements for Category A Work Permit Applications

July 11, 2018

Effective immediately, the Shanghai State Administration of Foreign Affairs requires a different tax certificate in support of applications for Category A work permits, including applicable new work permits, renewals and cancellations.

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CHINA UPDATE: Using Immigration as Competitive Advantage

June 29, 2018

China is using an opening of immigration policy as a competitive tool of its economic expansion. In addition to its 'belt and road' initiative and foreign trade, increasingly open borders present opportunities for international business and foreign talent in China.

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CHINA: Five-Year Visa and Residence Permit for Overseas Chinese

February 20, 2018

Effective immediately, China’s Ministry of Public Security has introduced a new five-year multiple-entry visa and residence permit for individuals of Chinese descent living overseas. Previously, overseas ethnic Chinese could only obtain a visa valid for a maximum of one year. To qualify, candidates must have at least one parent, grandparent or unspecified ancestor who is […]

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CHINA: Talent Visa Rules and Benefits Clarified

January 26, 2018

Effective 1st January 2018, new regulations for the “R visa” for high-level talent allow multiple stays in China of up to 180 days at a time, with a validity of up to ten years, a streamlined online application system and reduced processing times. Who Qualifies? To obtain an R visa, applicants must qualify as Category […]

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